REUNIONS AND EVENTS NOTICES

A Page of Posts Regarding Upcoming Events

   Looking for people to join your group or come to your reunion or festivity?  Want a page where you can tell of your event? Here it is.  Send it to me in Email as you wish it to appear here. I reserve the right to edit out anything inapropriate.  Where possible, please provide email and/or phone contact info so that people can verify the event and make plans. (Doesn't have to be your phone but phone of event location or whatever appropriate). Finally I make no representations regarding the accuracy of these posts.  If an event gets cancelled, it isn't my fault. You should check on these sorts of things before you go.

   Most of these events are old ones, but the contact information may still be good so I leave them up. Listing is generally in Number order (ie 8th Bn would be first, 71st Division towards the rear). Letter only ones in front alphabetical. But look through with a Find to be sure you don't miss what you are looking for.

   This page is divided into Two Sections, one being the Current Recent Reunion Information which was for reunions in the future as of the last time the page was edited. Below that will be the Old Reunion Information, which was new when posted but the Reunion has passed. These are left up since the contact information may still be valid which would allow an interested party to contact the group and try to make the Next Reunion or simply join the group etc.

CURRENT REUNIONS

Ninth Infantry Division  (39th Infantry Regiment, 47th Infantry Regiment, 60th Infantry Regiment, 15th Engineers, 894th Tank Destroyer, 899th Tank Destroyer, 34th Artillery Battalion, 26th Artillery Battallion, 84th Artillery Battalion, 60th Artillery Battalion) has scheduled a 60th anniversery reunion for Washington, D. C. for Friday, Sept. 23rd thru Monday, Sept. 26. 2005. We will be at the Crystal city Marriott in Arlington, Va. Any of the old gang who wants more info. should contact William G. Robey the Division Association president at 1005 Elkart St. Oxon Hill, MD. Phone 1-866-229-2377 ext. 3322. There are already some sixty registrations and the more the merrier!

157th COMBAT ENGINEER BATTALION. 60 TH 157(C) ENG BN REUNION, MEMBERS - FAMILIES - FRIENDS SEPTEMBER 14 TH AND 16 TH 2005 WHERE ATLANTIC CITY NEW JERSEY , HOLIDAY INN BOARD WALK. ANY QUESTIONS CALL MICKEY GLASSMAN @1-856-456-5862 MORE INFO CALL RONALD CLAYTON TELE, 215-675-0752 HWHITING AT AOL DOT COM, MEMBER 157 (C) ENG BN WW2

OLD REUNIONS

USAF Reunion in Miami Beach on Dec. 7-10 at the hotel Edison. This is for all air force veterans of WWII and Korea, many of them who trained in Miami Beach. There will be a special Pearl Harbor Day celebration and interactive exhibits.   The memorial in Miami beach to honor the AF veterans will be the focus of the reunion. contact jsberson@aol.com or jul2104@aol.com We are also still looking for Caterpillars, pilot, and aircrew who parachuted to save their lives. Someone out there has the original membership list for this group. In Korea, Vietnam and WWII there were 50,000 or more who did jump plus others in the other services. Contact FS Clark, b24vet@aol.com

The 8th Bn 4th Arty (8th Battalion 4th Artillery) is having a reunion on July 27-29, 2000 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Anyone who served with the 8/4th in Vietnam and who is not aware of this reunion should contact me as soon as possible. Charles G. White whitecgw@abanet.org  806-372-5700 (Work) 806-622-0011 (Home)

The Ninth Infantry Division  (47th Infantry Regiment, has scheduled a 60th anniversery reunion for Washington, D. C. for Friday, Sept. 23rd thru Monday, Sept. 26. We will be at the Crystal city Marriott in Arlington, Va. Any of the old gang who wants more info. should contact  the Division Association president at 1005 Elkart St. Oxon Hill, MD. Phone 1-866-229-2377 ext. 3322 There are already some sixty registrations and the more the merrier!

VC-12 (Composite Squadron 12) We will be having our second reunion Oct 7-10, 1999 in Pensacola, Florida Contact BOB MARVIN, 7244 LINCOLN AVE  EXT,  LOCKPORT, N.Y. 14094   PHONE-716-4341207   E-MAIL mar1207@pcom.net Thank you,any questions or etc. fell free to call BOB

VP-12 (PBY-5A Black Cats). Our ninth annual reunion will be at San Francisco, May 30 - June 2, 1999. Anyone interested should E-mail me at pbyace@aol.com, or call me at 650-359-0892. Thanks.

B24VET@AOL.COM --- The 44th Bomb Group Veterans Association is having a reunion at the 8th Air Force Heritage Museum, Savannah, Ga., October 27-29, 1998. Roy W. Owen is Presdient and I intend to be there. For info email Mikeyuspeh@worldnet.att.net  Why Don't You Come?    Also we are trying to get one for May 1999 in Miami Beach but that does not look too good at the present. I flew combat missions from Shiphdam base September 1943 to April 1944 in the 67th Squadron.

57th Bomb Wing Reunion 1999 Spokane, Washington August 31st. to September 4th. Cavanaugh Inn at the Park (World's Fair Site) Rates $77. Local Rep. Scott Rohwer, 486th. Reunion features a cruise on Lake Coeur d'Alene and a tour of Grand Coulee Dam. BBQ and more! Smt31bsa@aol.com

71st Division Reunion 2003 will be in Charledton , S. C. Beginning Wed . Sept 3rd and ending on Sunday Sept. 7 , 2003. The Headquarter Hotel will be the Charleston Riverview Hotel on Lockwood Drive. We will have tours of the Yorktown Aircraft Carrier , a Destroyer, and Submarine . Horse Drawn Carriage tours . Also to the Aquarium Fort Sumter, Middletown Gardens, Harbor tours, Museum, Etc.  Contact mickey@mickeydorsey.com

83rd Chemical Mortar Battalion Reunion: Reunion Dates 6/16/-6/20/04 Wed-Sun Place: Holiday Inn Tysons Corner (outskirts of DC) 1960 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA 22102. Direct reservations 703-893-2100 Rates: $84.14 per night including all taxes (up to four people per room) for 83RD info Contact Bill Hoover 203-656-4014.

Company "C" 543rd Eng. Boat & Shore Regt. Will hold their 1999 Reunion in the Monterey Area of California. The place will be Motel "6" in Marina Ca. Near Fort Ord. Oliver R. Smith will be host & contact man of this no-host reunion, (909) 926-1922 <orlesmith@lasercom.net> 26027 Sago Palm Dr. Homeland Ca. 92548. The dates are 10/13/99 through 10/15/99 Place Motel 6 Marina Ca. Make your own reservation at 1-800-4MOTEL-6. orlesmith@lasercom.net

367th Fighter Group Reunion in PITTSBURGH, PA.   HERE WE COME FOR OUR 36TH REUNION - 1999. DATES - SEPTEMBER 9-12, 1999

457th Bomb Group Upcoming Reunion  There is a planned group reunion on October 10th thru the 13th, 1999. Reunion '99 will be held in Gettysburg, PA. Anyone desiring more information about the reunion should contact:

The 457th Bomb Group Association

811 NW "B" Street

Bentonville, AR 72712

[Attn: Homer Briggs]

463rd Bomb Group The 463rd Bomb Group Historical Society's 1998 reunion in Sacramento, California is set for October 7th through the 11th.

The American Merchant Marine Veterans Organization will be holding its next National Convention in the year 2001 on May 11 - 15, 2001 at the Harvey Hotel at the dallas/ Fort Worth Airport, in Texas. Information about it and the people to contact about it can be gotten off this web site at; http://merchant-marine.com/ Other information about those who served in the Merchant marine can be found on these sites as well; http://www.tenforward.com/bud/ http://www.justinmuseum.com/bud_98382/   and http://www.homestead.com/usmerchantmarinevets/

 "BUD" Schmidt Sr. 472 El Camino Dr. Sequim, Wa. 98382 360-683-1550 bud@tenforward.com

American Merchant Marine Vets (AMMV) This is to inform you that our organization is seeking new members of the Merchant Marine who served in WWII, Korea, Vietnam or Desert Storm are welcomed. We have many Chapters all over the U.S.A., and we are closely affiliated with the U.S. Naval Armed Guard Vets WWII. If interested contact me. Dues are only $30.00 a year for which you receive a monthly newsletter and a quarterly newsletter from National. Here's a tip Call 1-800-492-3849 if you served in the AG or MM. This is the offce of The Maritime Asbestosis Legal Clinic Attorneys and Counselors At Law. They will advise you what to do. If you are successful consider joining either organization. Also If anyone needs assistance in obtaining information concerning relatives or family that served in WWII feel free to contact me at the above e-mail. mattmerchmarine@webtv.net

Bayside Historical Society, Event I, Queens, NY,  across from Fort Totten. Our building, the former Officer's Club which was built around 1870, is on the National Register of Historic Places and is a City and State Landmark. We are having a very special ceremony this year for Veteran's Day (November 11, 1998) and are inviting reenactors from the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and World War II (including nurses). Senator Padavan, who was stationed at Fort Totten, will speak and the 77th Reserve Unit will have a Color Guard and play Taps. We will plant a tree in memory of all those who served our country and lost their lives. It will be on the green in front of the Chapel at Fort Totten. All are invited to pay their respects. God bless America.

Bayside Historical Society, Event II, We are having an exhibit: "Builders and Fighters: the US Army Corps of Engineers in World War II" which opens to the public on Saturday, October 31st from 11 to 3 p.m. There is a reception on Friday evening, the 30th, from 7 to 9 p.m. with Retired Command Sgt. Major Joe Bernardo speaking on what it is like to build a bridge with the enemy breathing down your neck. The Bayside Historical Society, Building 208, Fort Totten, Bayside, New York (718) 352-1548 or e-mail: Bhstotten@aol.com. We are the old Officer's Club and the original headquarters for the US Army Corps of Engineers and their present-day logo is our building.

The Great Warriors Joint Gathering, Memphis, TN on January 22/23/24, 1999 The TN Chap. 8th Air Force Historical Society (AFHS), The Memphis Belle Assoc., Cook Chap. AFA, TN Air Nat Guard, Mil Order of World Wars, Mil Affairs Council of Chamber of Commerce, Navy League, Sons of Revolution, American Legion post 250 Schedule of events: Friday 22 January, Arrive 6:00 PM, Sign in, Reception and Welcome.Saturday 23 January, 10:00 AM Tour Memphis Belle (Mud Island). Ladies Option: Antebelum Home Tour. 1:00 PM Russian WWII Exhibit (Pyramid) 6:30 PM Great Warriers Joint Banque (Marriott) Sunday 24 January, Departure at your Convenience. Attractions: Memphis Troley System, loop around the River Front, Beal Street (Home of the Blues} from hotel front door. The Russian WWII Exhibit (Aircraft, Tanks, 500-artifacts, The Story of the 27-million People Lost. Reservations: Downtown Marriott (Crown Plaza), $79, ask for TN 8th AFHS rate. Attn: Donna Mallette, Covention Coordinator--PH: 901 527 7300 or 800 228 9290. To assure rate make Reservations before 8 January 1999. Tennessee Chapter 8th AFHS member and guest Registration Fee $10 per person. Russian Exhibit $10.75  Banquet $35.00 Check Payable to TN Chapter 8th AFHS Sec/Tres John H Robinson 355 Red Wolf DR. Collierville, TN 38017-6842 PH: 901 854 4116

Miami Trainees, 1942-1945 - WE ARE SEEKING ALL UI.S. ARMY AIR CORPS MEN WHO TOOK BASIC TRAINING OR OCS IN MIAMI BEACH FOR A REUNION IN DECEMBER THIS YEAR AT THE MIAMI BEACH HOTELS. IT WILL BE FOR A MEMORIAL TO THOSE MEN AND TO THE TRAINING BASE OF 1942-45. PLANS ARE TO HAVE A MILITARY DEDICATION, A DINNER AND SPEAKER, AND A TWO-DAY CRUISE TO NASSAU FROM MIAMI DEC. 3-7. TO END ON PEARL HARBOR DAY. ANYONE WHO WAS THERE IN 1942-1944 PLEASE CONTACT B24VET@AOL.COM AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

U.S.S. Roanoke, CL-145, Announces her 1999 Reunion, April 29 - May 1st, '99. Location: St. Louis, Missouri. Military Locator & Reunion Service, Inc, PO Drawer 11399, Hickory NC, 28603 or call 828-256-6008 or fax 828-256-6559 for information

U.S.S. ROCKY MOUNT AGC-3 23rd Annual Reunion, October, 18 - 22, 2000, Airport Hilton Hotel, El Paso, Texas All Navy, Army, and Marine veterans who ever served aboard the Rocky Mount (AGC-3) are welcome. Spouses too! For further information contact: pberver@nmsu.edu

U.S.S. Tarawa, CVA-40, Announces her 1999 Reunion. Location: Norfolk,VA, April 28 - May 2, 1999. Military Locator & Reunion Service, Inc, PO Drawer 11399, Hickory NC, 28603 or call 828-256-6008 or fax 828-256-6559 for information

LINKS

2nd Armored Division Reunion Page, Site for reunion notices of many units, not just 2nd Armored

98th Bomb Group, Pyramiders, Association Reunion Page

American Merchant Marine Service A site with Alumni and Reunion Information and more

Heavy Bombers: Research Guide, Instructions on how to research veteran records

K-14 Home Page, reunion page on 11th, 12th and 6166th Tac Rec Sqdns based at Kimpo AB, Korea, USAF

LST Association 1999 Reunion Information Page A Site for Landing Ship Tank Veterans

Naval Contact and Reunion Pages, A listing of Ship Crew Reunions

Official U.S. Military Reunion Site, Dozens of Reunions All Eras, Use Back Key To Return

USMC Guardian Angels Page, Site with Reunion information and Bulletin Board

USS Washington, BB56, Association, Webpage for veterans of Battlewagon with Reunion Info

BACK TO JUSTIN ORAL HISTORY CENTER

JAMES F. JUSTIN CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS MUSEUM For links and documents on CCC

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